My name is Hilda!

Greyhound Dog for adoption in Tucson, Arizona - Hilda
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Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption

Facts about Hilda

  • Breed: Greyhound
  • Color: White - With Red, Golden, Orange Or Chestnut
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 640
Hilda is nearly 4 and just finished racing and came from the farm in Kansas. She appears to do fine with both small dogs and cats.

You have to help me decide what I'm going to be now that I'm not a racing dog or a mommy dog. I looked up my name, Hilda, to see what it means. The first reference was to war or battle. That doesn't fit me AT ALL. I love everyone and everything.

Next I looked at the list of famous Hildas to see what they liked to do. I thought maybe I could pursue the same interest. I rejected neurosurgeon and clock maker. I keep dropping the tools I was using for practice, so intricate work probably isn't for me.

The next famous Hilda jobs got me REALLY excited...princess, ballerina, actress and painter. I would be AWESOME at those jobs. Maybe Flash will give me painting lessons.

My foster parents told me I probably couldn't earn enough, at least at first, to support myself so I still need a forever family. I'm totally okay with that. I want it all....a career and love.

If you'd like a princess ballerina actress painter girl dog who will love you SO much it's ridiculous, I'm your girl.

P.S. I have a kiss spot on my forehead for your convenience


Hilda is sweet and loving. She loves to snuggle with people and other dogs. She is also happy by nature and will dance when she thinks something exciting is about to happen.

Hilda is house trained, isn't destructive in the house, and walks well on a leash. She is living with a male greyhound and four cats. She isn't high prey, just initially wanted to chase the cats when they moved about. With supervision and training, she has learned not to chase. However, any new home would have to reinforce her training.

Hilda likes to play with toys, but her first love is people. She enjoys meeting new people, including children. She'd be happiest in a home in which she receives lots of affection. Although she could live alone in that situation, I think she's enjoy having another happy, loving dog.

The first day she stayed away from the dog beds and laid on the carpeting but she got over that habit fast. She’s now sharing the dog beds with everyone else. She’s doing wonderfully. Not one house accident so far! I hope it continues.

We would adopt her if we had room in our home.

About Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption

About Our Rescue Group...

Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption (SA Greys) is a dedicated group of veteran greyhound adopters and volunteers, who are committed to seeking the very best forever homes for greyhounds in our care.. We are non-profit and totally volunteer run, so every dollar goes to the care and promotion of the dogs. We strive to provide the best adoption experience and follow-up afterwards. Our volunteers seek to educate the public about the wonderful greyhound breed and what great companions they make after their racing careers are done. We are a 501c3 non-profit.

Come Meet Our Pets...


PETCO Oro Valley - 1st and 3rd Sundays, 11am-1pm
Green Valley 1st Sunday, 11am-1pm
Spanish Trail - 4th Sunday, 11am-1pm

PETSMART NW - 1st, 3rd and 4th Saturdays 11am-1pm
3rd Sunday

PETSMART - Broadway/Pantano
1st and 3rd Sundays 11am-1pm
ANTIGONE BOOKS - 1st Saturday 11am-1pm

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Our Adoption Process...

Prospective adopters should fill out an on-line application at our website or stop by one of our meet and greet locations to obtain one and mail it in. An adoption coordinator will contact you. After that, a home check will be scheduled. If that is successful and you are approved for adoption, you will begin meeting dogs.If you decide to pursue adoption, we require that you complete an adoption contract. You will have 10 day trial foster to adopt period before the adoption is finalized. The adoption fee is $300.This includes neuter/spay, a minor dental cleaning, shots, de-worming, heart worm testing and micro-chipping and treatment of any medical conditions or injuries pre-adoption, a martingale collar and leash, one dose of Heartgard and the first years membership to Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption..